Saturday, 28 Mar 2020

Riyadh Int’l book fair postponed on fear of Corona

Riyadh, Riyadh International book fair, scheduled to be held from 2 - 11 April, 2020, will be postponed on fear of the spread of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Culture announced today.

In a statement, the ministry said the decision was in response to a recommendation issued by an ad hoc committee formed upon a Royal Order.

The ministry said the measure, taken by the committee, headed by the minister of health, was designed to protect safety of the multi-national visitors of the exhibition and personnel working at the site.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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